Convocation and Commencement Weekend Schedules

Up-To-Date Events Schedule

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Convocations

Syracuse University’s schools and colleges host celebratory Convocations to individually recognize each degree candidate and to present special awards. Tickets are not necessary to attend.

Questions regarding Convocation seating, attire, or rehearsals should be directed to the student’s school or college.


Receptions

Each School and College will host a post Convocation reception where students and families may mingle with the staff and faculty of their school.


2019 Commencement Weekend Schedule

2019 Commencement Weekend Schedule [PDF]

Carrier Dome seating chart [PDF]

Event Date Start Time Location Additional Information
College of Visual and Performing Arts- School of Design Communications Design Senior Portfolio 4/29/2019 03:30PM Nancy Cantor Warehouse Auditorium Questions: please contact Rod Martinez at rmmartin@syr.edu
Muslim Student Association 5/8/2019 08:00PM Tent A on the Quad This event will take place at sundown so times may vary. 8 pm is an approximate time.
Commencement Rehearsal 5/9/2019 10:00AM Carrier Dome Enter Dome through Gate D.
Caps and Gowns are not necessary.
All degree candidates must attend.
iSchool Senior Toast 5/9/2019 04:00PM Hinds Hall Tent Come celebrate with your favorite iSchool faculty as they send you off to your future success!
University College Convocation 5/9/2019 06:00PM Hendricks Chapel https://parttime.syr.edu/students/current-students/commencement/
University College Reception 5/9/2019 07:00PM Tent A on the Quad https://parttime.syr.edu/students/current-students/commencement/
Senior Celebration 5/9/2019 09:00PM Ensley Athletic Center http://seniorcelebration.syr.edu
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Convocation- master’s and doctoral degree 5/10/2019 10:00AM Hendrick’s Chapel https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/deans/Convocation/
Veterans Graduation Ceremony 5/10/2019 10:00AM Grant Auditorium http://cusecommunity.syr.edu/s/1632/17/interior.aspx?sid=1632&gid=2&pgid=4136&cid=7657&ecid=7657&crid=0&calpgid=430&calcid=1194
College of Law Commencement 5/10/2019 11:00AM Carrier Dome http://lawcommencement.syr.edu/
Veterans Graduation Celebration Reception 5/10/2019 11:00AM Wildhack Lounge, Falk College http://cusecommunity.syr.edu/s/1632/17/interior.aspx?sid=1632&gid=2&pgid=4136&cid=7657&ecid=7657&crid=0&calpgid=430&calcid=1194
Syracuse University Hillel 5/10/2019 11:00AM 102 Walnut Place Bagel Brunch at the Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life. Questions: please call 315.442.5082 or email hillel@syr.edu
Posse Scholars Celebration 5/10/2019 11:00AM Tent A on the Quad Questions, call 315.443.8108 or email posse@syr.edu
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Reception-master’s and doctoral degree 5/10/2019 11:30AM Maxwell Hall Patio;Maxwell Hall Foyer https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/deans/Convocation/
BACCALAUREATE Center for Academic Achievement & Student Development (CSTEP, HEOP, LSAMP, McNair, SSS) 5/10/2019 12:00PM Hendricks Chapel Questions, call 315.443.8270 or email jsmith22@syr.edu
College of Law Reception 5/10/2019 01:00PM Levy Atrium, Dineen Hall http://lawcommencement.syr.edu/
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony 5/10/2019 01:00PM Maxwell Auditorium Questions, call 315.443.2759 or email honors@syr.edu
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Reception 5/10/2019 02:00PM Maxwell Hall Foyer Questions, call 315.443.2759 or email honors@syr.edu
Syracuse University Official Class Ring Ceremony 5/10/2019 02:00PM Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center Questions, please email laowens@syr.edu
Renée Crown University Honors Program Ceremony 5/10/2019 03:00PM Hendricks Chapel http://honors.syr.edu/convocation/
Renée Crown University Honors Program Reception 5/10/2019 04:00PM Tent A on the Quad http://honors.syr.edu/convocation/
Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Ceremony 5/10/2019 05:00PM Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Reception to immediately follow the ceremony.
Questions call 315.443.3425 or email ghchapma@syr.edu
U.S. Air Force & Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony 5/10/2019 05:00PM Hendricks Chapel Reception to immediately follow.
Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Reception 5/10/2019 06:00PM Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Centre This reception is immediately following the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.
The start time may vary dependent on  the ceremony completion time.
U.S. Air Force and Army ROTC Reception 5/10/2019 06:15PM Heroy Geology Building Lobby This event is immediately following the Commissioning Ceremony, time may vary depending on the event ending time.
Itanwa Orinwa Celebration 5/10/2019 07:00PM Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Presented by the Student African American Society.
Questions, email jkjon100@syr.edu
College of Engineering and Computer Science Convocation 5/11/2019 08:30AM Manley Field House http://eng-cs.syr.edu/news-events/events/convocation-2019/
College of Arts and Sciences Convocation- bachelor’s degree candidates

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Convocation-bachelor’s degree

5/11/2019 08:30AM Carrier Dome http://thecollege.syr.edu/advising/convocation/convocation.html
School of Architecture Convocation-bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 09:00AM Hendricks Chapel https://soa.syr.edu/convocation
College of Visual and Performing Arts: Department of Drama Senior Cabaret 5/11/2019 10:00AM Syracuse Stage For more information, please contact Charlotte Santella  at 315.443.2669 or cmsantel@syr.edu
College of Engineering and Computer Science Reception 5/11/2019 10:30AM Tent at Manley http://eng-cs.syr.edu/news-events/events/convocation-2019/
School of Architecture Reception- bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 10:30AM Slocum Hall Atrium https://soa.syr.edu/convocation
College of Arts and Sciences- bachelor’s reception 5/11/2019 10:30AM All Tents on the Quad http://thecollege.syr.edu/advising/convocation/convocation.html
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Reception- bachelor’s 5/11/2019 11:00AM Various Locations https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/deans/Convocation/
School of Information Studies Convocation- bachelor’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 12:00PM Goldstein Auditorium, Schine https://ischool.syr.edu/landing-pages/convocation
College of Visual and Performing Arts- School of Design Open House and Showcase Luncheon 5/11/2019 1:00PM Central Warehouse Cafe For graduates and families! Please join us from 1-3 pm in the Warehouse Café.
For more information, please contact Linda Ferguson at 315.443.2455 or lifergus@syr.edu
School of Education Convocation 5/11/2019 12:30PM Manley Field House https://soe.syr.edu/about/convocation/
Newhouse School of Public Communications Convocation 5/11/2019 12:30PM Carrier Dome http://newhouse.syr.edu/news-events/news/convocation
School of Information Studies Reception- bachelor’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 01:15PM Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center https://ischool.syr.edu/landing-pages/convocation
School of Education Reception 5/11/2019 01:45PM Tent at Manley https://soe.syr.edu/about/convocation/
College of Arts and Sciences Convocation- master’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 02:00PM Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College http://thecollege.syr.edu/advising/convocation/convocation.html
Newhouse School of Public Communications Reception 5/11/2019 02:30PM All Tents on the Quad http://newhouse.syr.edu/news-events/news/convocation
College of Arts and Sciences Reception- master’s degree candidates 5/11/2019 03:00PM Strasser Commons, Eggers Hall, 2nd Floor http://thecollege.syr.edu/advising/convocation/convocation.html
School of Information Studies Convocation- master’s and doctoral degree candidates 5/11/2019 03:00PM Goldstein Auditorium, Schine https://ischool.syr.edu/landing-pages/convocation
Coronat Scholars Reception 5/11/2019 04:00PM Hall of Languages, Room 102 By invitation only.
Questions, call 315.443.2875 or email srassocdeancas@syr.edu
Martin J. Whitman School of Management Convocation 5/11/2019 04:00PM Carrier Dome https://whitman.syr.edu/convocation-commencement/index.aspx
College of Visual and Performing Arts Masters Hooding Ceremony 5/11/2019 04:30PM Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College http://vpa.syr.edu/calendar/vpa-masters-hooding-ceremony-19
School of Information Studies Reception- master’s and doctoral degree candidates 5/11/2019 04:30PM Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Centre https://ischool.syr.edu/landing-pages/convocation
Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics Convocation 5/11/2019 04:30PM Manley Field House https://falk.syr.edu/alumni-friends/alumni/commencement/
Martin J. Whitman School of Management Reception 5/11/2019 06:00PM Whitman School of Management https://whitman.syr.edu/convocation-commencement/index.aspx
Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics Reception 5/11/2019 06:15PM Tent at Manley https://falk.syr.edu/alumni-friends/alumni/commencement/
College of Visual and Performing Arts Convocation- bachelor’s and master’s degree 5/11/2019 07:30PM Carrier Dome http://vpa.syr.edu/calendar/vpa-convocation-19
College of Visual and Performing Arts Reception 5/11/2019 09:00PM Carrier Dome http://vpa.syr.edu/calendar/vpa-convocation-19
Commencement of Syracuse University 5/12/2019 09:30AM Carrier Dome
Commencement Brunch Buffet 5/12/2019 Seatings at 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Goldstein Auditorium, Schine https://asdscs.syr.edu/food_services/commencement_brunch/reservation.php
Multicultural Graduation Reception 5/12/2019 12:00PM Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Centre Reservations required.
Questions, call 315.443.9676 or email mlwill07@syr.edu
Catholic Center Baccalaureate Mass 5/12/2019 02:30PM 110 Walnut Place http://www.sucatholic.org